Both Artist & Mother (NCECA) & Conanicut Clay

Gallery Hours through April 30

Garage Party

Saturday, May 16, 7 – 10pm

Join us for our Spring Friendraiser!

The Jamestown Arts Center is a non-profit, multi-disciplinary facility created to benefit the community of Jamestown, Rhode Island, and beyond.

Our mission is to engage, enrich and inspire our community through extraordinary arts and educational experiences.

Kevin Holden Poetry Reading

04/12/2015 | 4:30pm

Winner of the 2014 Fence Modern Poets Prize and RI native, Kevin Holden to read at the Jamestown Arts Center in April Jamestown Arts Center’s OutLoud committee is excited to present a reading by poet Kevin Holden on Sunday, April 12th 2015 at 4:30pm. Kevin grew up in Newport and Jamestown, RI. He is a[…..]

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“Heifetz on Tour” Concert

05/09/2015 | 7:30pm

Classical music as played by the incredible talents of the Heifetz International Music Institute! This program is an amazing opportunity for the region to experience world-class musicians in a meaningful way and in an intimate setting. No paper tickets are issued, please give your name at the door for entry. “Heifetz on Tour” Tickets General[…..]

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Spring Friendraiser – Garage pARTy

05/16/2015 | 7 - 10pm

On Saturday, May 16 from 7 – 10pm, the Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) will host their Spring Friendraiser – Garage pARTy! Enjoy the evening in this fun and casual atmosphere as a way to connect to the arts and the community. Dance the night away to live music by Jamestown band the South County Rounders,[…..]

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For Adults

Year round classes where adults can flex their creativity, find a creative outlet or sharpen their skills. Classes offered in fine arts, technology and design.

For Teens

Teen classes are geared towards the dynamic adolescent brain – Creative classes & workshops in a variety of fine arts, technology and design driven mediums.

For Children

Children: Year round dynamic, hands on classes & vacation and summer camps designed especially for children. We offer creative birthday parties too!

Trifecta Film Night: Self image, Elephants, Music

04/03/2015 | 6:00pm

Senior Project by North Kingstown Students Hailey Cassidy, Sarah Campbell, and Amy Augenstein Hailey Cassidy: “Loxodonta Sapien” is about the psychological similarities between African elephants and humans. The film aims to explain why this connection is the reason we must strive to protect the elephant species. Sarah Campbell: “Brainfood” is a short documentary about the[…..]

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RIIFF Shorts with a Twist

04/16/2015 | 7pm

Dog Food (18 m.) Directed by Brian Crano. When a butcher loses his dog and befriends a flirtatious young woman, a bizarre evening ensues. More info: www.dogfoodfilm.com Entre Chien et Loup (Spare Change) (17m.) Directed by Daniel Isaiah Schader. From Canada. Old college friends Sophie and Dave run into each other for the first time[…..]

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RIIFF Mais Oui French Shorts

05/21/2015 | 7pm

 Featuring: Je suisun actrice (I am an Actress) (8 minutes) Directed by Benoit Lach. From Canada. A young actress is willing to do whatever it takes to get a part in the film of a famous director. An opening night selection, and Grand prize winner- Best Comedy short at the 2014 RIIFF. More info: www.blachfilms.com[…..]

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Both Artist & Mother (NCECA) & Conanicut Clay

03/27/2015–04/30/2015

Two exhibitions will open during the NCECA conference in March – Both Artist & Mother and Conanicut Clay. Opening Reception: Friday, March 27, 6 – 8pm Gallery Hours: March 22 – 28 (during NCECA conference): Sunday, 10:00am – 2:00pm; Monday – Thursday 9:30am – 5:00pm; Friday 9:30am – 8:00pm; Saturday 10:00am – 2:00pm March 29[…..]

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Tom McAleer Exhibition

05/06/2015 | 6:00 - 8:00pm

May 6 – 26, 2015 Opening Reception: Wednesday, May 6, 6:00 – 8:00pm Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 10am – 2pm through May 26 Tom McAleer, legendary local plein air painter and champion for social justice, passed away suddenly on August 12, 2014, leaving behind hundreds of paintings and a world that misses his larger-than-life[…..]

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